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10 Interesting Facts About Shenzhen

Shenzhen is the latest addition to our list of Chinese megacities. This vibrant city grew out of nothing to become one of the largest cities in the country. Shenzhen is thoroughly modern, with wide avenues and modern skyscrapers. Fantastic architecture is everywhere, interspersed by wonderful parks and thematic scenic spots. Not only that. Several ancient […]

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15 Interesting Facts About Guangzhou

Guangzhou is China’s fifth-largest city in terms of population. However, it is undoubtedly the most important city in Southern China. In fact, when it comes to the economy, history, and culture, Guangzhou trails close behind Beijing and Shanghai. The city is the largest dwelling in China’s largest metropolitan area: the Pearl River Delta. Besides, Guangzhou […]

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10 Interesting Facts About Tianjin

China’s fourth-largest city is an architect’s dream. As Shanghai, Tianjin opened to the world in the 1850s. Fortunately, some structures from that period have survived to this day. However, Tianjin is more low-key than its counterparts. Perhaps this is due to its proximity to Beijing. No city can compete with the glory of the imperial […]

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10 Interesting Facts About Chongqing

Chongqing is unique in many ways. The largest rural city in China and one of the few megacities far from the coast has a peculiar location. Indeed, Chongqing is the only big city in China built on steep terrain, with the wild Yangtze River meandering around. Besides, foreign influences are hard to find in Chongqing, […]

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15 Interesting Facts About Beijing

Beijing is the capital of the People’s Republic of China. It is the second most populated city in China and its main cultural center. It is the most Chinese of all of the Chinese cities, beautifully adorned with traditional neighborhoods and royal palaces. That’s not all. Beijing is home to outstanding ancient temples, world-class museums, […]

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15 Interesting Facts About Shanghai

Shanghai is one of the world’s most exciting cities. It is China’s most populous city and financial center. However, walk around the city, and you will see the influence of different world powers. Thus, its heritage is a blend of Chinese and western influences. Indeed, the city boasts an ancient old town, lavish palaces, and […]

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10 Largest Cities in China

China is the world’s most populous country. According to the United Nations Data for 2020, the population of China stands at about 1,438 billion people, which is roughly 18.5% of the world population. Though population growth has slowed down in recent years, its urban population continues to rise. In 2020 and for the first time, […]